Strategies for Supporting Weak Working Memory
Working memory is a critical skill for academic and daily living success. The link between poor working memory and challenges such as ADHD, learning disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorders has led many researchers to believe working memory is a stronger indicator of success than IQ. This highly practical, 1-hour webinar provides an explanation of working memory, its impacts on learning, and ready-to-use strategies for supporting and strengthening this essential skill. This course is also available in an executive functioning webinar package.
- Define working memory.
- Identify the correlation between working memory abilities and academic and social learning.
- Critique current research related to working memory interventions.
- Identify immediate strategies to support the structure of organization.
Target Audience: introductory- to advanced-level OTs, SLPs, parents, and other professionals working with children and teens with special needs
Course Instructor: Lori Benson Adams, MEd
Learning Assessment: Objective post-test
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